Creative Team

David Nixon, OBE – Director, Choreographer, Costume Designer and Scenario
Director, Choreographer, Costume Designer and Scenario
David Nixon, OBE
Sally Beamish – Composer
Sally Beamish
John Longstaff – Additional Orchestrations
Additional Orchestrations
John Longstaff
Kimie Nakano – Set Design
Set Design
Kimie Nakano
Tim Mitchell – Lighting Design
Lighting Design
Tim Mitchell
Julie Anderson – Costume Design Assistant
Costume Design Assistant
Julie Anderson
Music played live by

Northern Ballet Sinfonia

Peters Edition Limited
Music licenced by arrangement with Peters Edition Limited


Production Manager

Steve Wilkins

Set Construction

Griz Pedley

Pradeep Dash

at Northern Ballet Workshops

Scenic Artist

Ali Allen

Stephanie Etahadi

Underwater Creatures

Patrick O'Mahony

Stuart Fairhurst


Scenic Fabrics


J & C Joel Limited

Specialist Scenic Plastic



Wahlberg Motion Design

Lighting Equipment supplied by



Costume Supervisors

Kim Brassley

Julie Anderson

Carley Marsh

Assisted by

Mikhaila Pye

Costumes cut & made by

Julie Anderson

Carley Marsh

Donna Allen

Helen Russell

Assisted by

Becky Smith

Vicky Richards

Karen Sellers

Sarah White

Caroline Barlow

Holly Prescott

Ellie Kemp

Mikhaila Pye

Imogen Woolley

Dyeing by

Kim Brassley

Sea Lord (Lyr) & The Sea Headdresses

Linda Rowland

Wigs designed by

Richard Mawbey

Wig Design Associate

Sue Pederson

Wigs made by

Wig Specialities Ltd. London

Hair & Make Up designed by

Harriet Rogers

Pointe Shoes

Freed of London

Suffolk Pointe Shoe Co.

With thanks to

Biddle Sawyer Silks for the printed silk for The Sea

F. Ciment (Pleating)

DTP Supplies

Marilla's costume generously supported by Jo McLaren

Makeup by MAC